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Willing to sit with Kejriwal to discuss betterment of Delhi: Tiwari 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday said the people of Delhi have rejected the "politics of lies and negativity" by handing the party victory in the civic polls and said he was willing to sit and discuss with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal how to work towards the development of Delhi.
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BJP gains, AAP wanes: Takeaways of MCD polls 26.4.2017 TOI: Home
Steamrolling opposition, the BJP today swept the MCD polls, trouncing the Aam Aadmi Party that rules Delhi and decimating the Congress, in an election which was billed as a referendum on the Arvind Kejriwal government. Here are the key takeaways of the MCD poll results:
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Twitterati troll Arvind Kejriwal as AAP loses civic polls in Delhi 26.4.2017 Latest News
Kejriwal wanted clean Delhi and Delhiites took it way too seriously, says one Twitterati
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After Punjab and Goa, AAP loses in Delhi civic polls too; blames EVMs 26.4.2017 Times of India
After Punjab and Goa, AAP loses in Delhi civic polls too; blames EVMs
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BJP set to sweep Delhi civic polls, AAP alleges EVM tampering (Afternoon Lead) 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Riding on a Modi wave, the BJP was on Wednesday headed for a clean sweep of the Delhi civic polls and was set to retain the three municipal corporations for the third term in a row, as predicted in exit polls. The AAP has alleged widespread tampering of EVMs in favour of the BJP.
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BJP didn't sweep streets in 10 years but swept MCD polls again; here's why 26.4.2017 Top Stories
BJP has zoomed ahead in MCD polls by turning it into a popularity contest between Kejriwal and Modi
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What an Ola driver taught Yogendra Yadav about Modi and MCD Elections 2017 26.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
BJP has zoomed ahead in MCD polls by turning it into a popularity contest between Kejriwal and Modi
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Counting on for Delhi civic polls: Highlights 26.4.2017 TOI: Home
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SDMC focus on schools, offices in fight against mosquitoes 26.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
SDMC focus on schools, offices in fight against mosquitoes
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HC seeks answers on dengue preparedness 26.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
HC seeks answers on dengue preparedness
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South civic body issues advisory to control mosquito menace 26.4.2017 DNA: Mumbai
In view of last year's massive outbreak of chikungunya in the Capital, the Municipal Corporations of Delhi are taking preventive measures well in advance. On Tuesday, the south civic body issued an advisory, calling upon educational institutions, workplaces, Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs), and market associations to not allow water to stagnate in their respective areas. As many as 79 cases of chikungunya have been reported in the Capital, till now. Generally considered a non-fatal disease, chikungunya is caused by a virus. The season for vector-borne diseases in Delhi starts from mid-July and generally lasts till November-end. According to the report prepared by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), a total of 24 cases of dengue have been reported this season till now. The number, however, was restricted to only seven last year. Stressing on the need to eliminate mosquitoes, South Corporation Commissioner P K Goel said: "Since there is no specific treatment for dengue and chikungunya, ...
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Delhi civic poll verdict today, stakes are high 26.4.2017 TOI: Home
The battle for capturing the three municipal corporations in the capital will be decided by Wednesday afternoon. The eagerly awaited outcome will have a far-reaching impact on the political fortunes of the three major contenders -- BJP, AAP and Congress.
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Ahead of MCD poll results, Jamia Nagar hopes for a dengue-free season 26.4.2017 DNA: Popular News
Ahead of the municipal election results, the residents of south-east Delhi's Jamia Nagar are hoping for a dengue-free season this year. The locality had witnessed several dengue and chikungunya cases last year, with as many as 10 people dying as a result. "We do not know who will win the election on Wednesday but we hope they do something concrete to clear the filth spread in the locality," resident Sameer Choudhary said. Echoing his sentiment, Rahiba Begum, another resident, said: "The municipal body has done nothing to clean the filth in our area, which led to widespread mosquito breeding last year. This year again, the mosquito menace is looming large over us," she said, adding that the problem will not be solved unless the overflowing landfills in the area are taken care of. "One can even see carcasses of stray dogs in these landfills," Danista Begum said. She lost her 13-year-old niece to chikungunya last year. Another landfill is located close to a MCD school in the area. "How do we save our ...
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Take preventive measures, HC tell govt 26.4.2017 Hindu: Delhi
‘Lead by example in preventing the menace of dengue, malaria and chikungunya’
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Lead by example to prevent dengue, malaria: HC to Delhi govt 25.4.2017 DNA: Health
The AAP government was today told by the Delhi High Court to "lead by example" to prevent rise in vector-borne diseases so that dengue and chikungunya outbreaks do not recur this year.
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Sting terror: Authorities busy passing the buck 25.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Sting terror: Authorities busy passing the buck
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Eight cases of dengue, chikungunya in a week 25.4.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Humour: RCB trolled over lowest ever score 24.4.2017 TOI: Home
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Sanitation on their minds, east Delhiites vote for betterment 24.4.2017 DNA: Opinion
In a bid to tackle issues such as piling garbage, lack of cleanliness, and the pothole menace in their areas, voters in east Delhi came out in huge numbers to cast their ballot. East Delhi has been the most affected area in terms of sanitation, with the frequent tussles between sanitation workers and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government aggravating the problem. While out to vote, residents complained of stinking drains and breeding of mosquitoes. They said they had come to vote to do something about the sorry state of affairs in their area, which becomes a dumping ground during sanitation workers'strikes. The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) sanitation workers had gone on an 11-day strike in January this year, over non-payment of salaries. Voters, including those living Mayur Vihar, Chilla Village, and Yamuna Khadar, complained of the increasing number of mosquitoes in their localities because of the filth. Naresh, a farmer living in the Chilla Village, rued that the previous dispensation did ...
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Adopted by parliamentarians, await basic amenities 24.4.2017 DNA: Opinion
The residents of villages adopted by Delhi parliamentarians under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious project, Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, came out in huge numbers to cast their votes on Sunday. Development of basic infrastructure and amenities in their areas remained the main point of voters' focus. Adopted by North East Delhi MP Manoj Tiwari, the Sabhapur village is divided into two parts – Chauhanpatti and Sabhapur – and lies at the border of Ghaziabad. Furious with the lack of basic amenities in the area, a few people decided not to vote but then changed their minds at the last moment. "We want a sewerage system in our locality, Milan Garden, which comes in the Sabhapur village," Uma Shankar, 42, said. Echoing the sentiment, Kamlesh, 42, said there was a need for basic sanitation facilities in the area. Similarly, 88-year-old Swan Lal came out to vote for the development of his village and for employment of his grandchildren. The situation was no better in Dheepur village in north Delhi, adopted ...
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